Dailymotion is one of the world’s leading video-sharing platforms. It attracts over 300 million unique visitors and 3 billion videos views worldwide per month by offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners. As part of its growing activities, Dailymotion is looking to enforce its programmatic and monetization product by building its own video ad stack to deliver new monetization solution for its own ecosystem around online, mobile and TV, and provide innovative marketing solutions for advertisers.
As the Director of Data Science, you will: Lead, hire, manage and mentor a global team of Data Scientists. Working with fast-paced initiatives, overseeing projects from idea conception and strategy development to deployment, production, and operations. Review, direct, guide the analytical work of entire team Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of the data used for analysis Selecting and engineering features to build and optimize prediction and classification systems Data mining using state-of-the-art methods Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
A Masters or PhD in computer science, statistics or a related field (Mathematics, Physics…) Understanding of online advertising technologies and ecosystem (Ad-Tech Background) Predictive modelling experience Management experience Excellent understanding and experience of machine learning techniques (eg k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, Neural Networks, etc.) Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, NLP, Weka, NumPy, MatLab. Proficiency in at least one high level programming language like Java, Scala, or Python Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable Great business sense and communication skills Proficiency in using query languages (SQL, Hive, Pig…) and in MySQL or NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase) Consultative nature, with a proven track record of using data to provide actionable business results Data-oriented personality
Information about the job
Location: New York City (US) Type of contract: full and permanent
Salary commensurate with experience. We offer great health / dental / vision insurance, 401k (company Safe Harbor contribution) paid life / AD&D with additional life insurance / AD&D insurance (optional), summer hours, paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, company sponsored Training Opportunities (upon eligibility) and much more.